Juan Marichal

Juan Marichal
Birthdate 10/20/1938
Death Date
Debut Year 1960
Year of Induction 1983
Teams Dodgers, Giants, Red Sox
Position Pitcher

Juan Marichal vs. Warren Spahn in the greatest game ever pitched: both went the distance in a 16-inning 1-0 contest on July 2, 1963.

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Marichal signs a contract with the first player agent Frank Scott

Marichal signs a contract with the first player agent Frank Scott

Juan Marichal never made more than $135,000 in a season. When he played, athletes often had jobs in the off sesaon. In the collection is a contract Marichal signs with one of the first player agents, Frank Scott. In it the pitcher agrees to play in the golf tournament in Arizona in exchange for, 
1968 Topps card autographed by Juan Marichal

1968 Topps card autographed by Juan Marichal

An image of a smiling Marichal adorns this Topps offering, and why not? Marichal was in the midst of a run of eight consecutive All Star appearances and nine in ten years. 1968 was one of the Dominican’s finest seasons as he posted a career-best 26 wins to go along with a 2.43 earned run ave
Shag Crawford was the home plate ump during Marichal's incident with Johnny Roseboro; here he writes about it

Shag Crawford was the home plate ump during Marichal's incident with Johnny Roseboro; here he writes about it

Former Giant Juan Marichal’s worst moment in baseball came on August 22, 1965 in a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The two teams traded brushback pitches before Marichal led off the San Francisco side

One response to “Juan Marichal”

  1. Joe Sproul says:

    Greatest Game pitched that I saw in person was at Forbes field. Marichal vrs Bob Veal…… Willie Mays triple………. Veal Balk…….Giants win 1-0 !

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